The table below looks at the statistics for STL skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STL over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Standard Template Library (STL)
England / London
Rank 334 366 366
Rank change year-on-year
+32 0
Contract jobs citing STL 72 59 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.37% 0.28% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.06% 0.88% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 41 34
Median daily rate £575 £538 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.97% +2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £350 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £900 £704 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £370 £381
% change year-on-year
+10.81% -2.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -3.61%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6818 6702 6406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.06% 31.68% 30.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5138 4951 4722
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 40 22
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +72.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £22.62 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.00 £52.75 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

STL
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing STL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

STL Jobs Demand Trend in London

STL
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing STL across the London region.

STL Daily Rate Trend in London

STL
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing STL across the London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

STL Daily Rate Histogram in London

STL
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing STL across the London region.

STL Hourly Rate Trend in London

STL
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing STL within the London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Heathrow -1 9 £360 +2.85%
City of London +1 7 £650 +21.49% 6
Docklands, London -3 2 £543 -19.86%
STL
England

STL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing STL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for STL.

1 141 (98.60%) C++
2 101 (70.63%) Unix
3 97 (67.83%) SQL
4 86 (60.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 84 (58.74%) Multithreading
6 70 (48.95%) Oracle
7 58 (40.56%) Linux
7 58 (40.56%) Electronic Trading
8 55 (38.46%) Software Engineering
9 54 (37.76%) Low Latency
10 48 (33.57%) Perl
11 47 (32.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 45 (31.47%) Algorithmic Trading
13 39 (27.27%) Banking
14 36 (25.17%) Java
15 33 (23.08%) Python
15 33 (23.08%) Front Office
16 32 (22.38%) OO
16 32 (22.38%) Release Management
17 31 (21.68%) Risk Management
17 31 (21.68%) Finance
17 31 (21.68%) OLTP
18 28 (19.58%) Algorithms
18 28 (19.58%) SDLC
19 23 (16.08%) Oracle Database
19 23 (16.08%) High Availability
19 23 (16.08%) Database Tuning
20 22 (15.38%) Investment Banking
20 22 (15.38%) Solace
21 21 (14.69%) Multithreaded Programming

STL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (1.40%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (1.40%) MS Project
1 2 (1.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Summit
1 1 (0.70%) SunGard Martini
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (21.68%) OLTP
2 23 (16.08%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.80%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.40%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.70%) KDB
5 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (2.10%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.70%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.70%) Mercurial
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle APEX
General
1 39 (27.27%) Banking
2 33 (23.08%) Front Office
3 31 (21.68%) Finance
4 22 (15.38%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.80%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.40%) Back Office
6 2 (1.40%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 139 (97.20%) Developer
2 138 (96.50%) C++ Developer
3 20 (13.99%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
3 20 (13.99%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 19 (13.29%) Low Latency C++ Developer
5 18 (12.59%) Oracle Developer
5 18 (12.59%) SQL Developer
6 16 (11.19%) C++ Software Developer
6 16 (11.19%) Linux Developer
7 15 (10.49%) Architect
7 15 (10.49%) C++ Software Engineer
7 15 (10.49%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 15 (10.49%) Linux Engineer
7 15 (10.49%) Linux Software Architect
7 15 (10.49%) Oracle Architect
7 15 (10.49%) Software Architect
7 15 (10.49%) Software Engineer
8 13 (9.09%) Unix Developer
9 11 (7.69%) C++/Java Developer
9 11 (7.69%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (60.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 20 (13.99%) XML
3 16 (11.19%) Middleware
4 12 (8.39%) Swing
5 7 (4.90%) CSS
5 7 (4.90%) EJB
5 7 (4.90%) HTML
5 7 (4.90%) J2EE
5 7 (4.90%) JSP
5 7 (4.90%) Web Services
5 7 (4.90%) XML Schema
5 7 (4.90%) XSLT
6 4 (2.80%) CORBA
7 1 (0.70%) .NET
7 1 (0.70%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.70%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 47 (32.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 28 (19.58%) Algorithms
3 14 (9.79%) Fixed Income
3 14 (9.79%) N-Tier
4 7 (4.90%) Market Risk
5 5 (3.50%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.50%) Virtual Team
6 4 (2.80%) Derivative
7 3 (2.10%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.40%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.40%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.70%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (0.70%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.70%) Equities
9 1 (0.70%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 101 (70.63%) Unix
2 58 (40.56%) Linux
3 14 (9.79%) Solaris
4 8 (5.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (58.74%) Multithreading
2 58 (40.56%) Electronic Trading
3 55 (38.46%) Software Engineering
4 54 (37.76%) Low Latency
5 45 (31.47%) Algorithmic Trading
6 32 (22.38%) OO
6 32 (22.38%) Release Management
7 31 (21.68%) Risk Management
8 28 (19.58%) SDLC
9 23 (16.08%) Database Tuning
9 23 (16.08%) High Availability
10 21 (14.69%) Multithreaded Programming
11 15 (10.49%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (9.79%) E-Commerce
13 13 (9.09%) UML
14 9 (6.29%) Regression Testing
15 8 (5.59%) Unit Testing
16 6 (4.20%) Validation
17 5 (3.50%) High-Frequency Trading
18 4 (2.80%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 141 (98.60%) C++
2 97 (67.83%) SQL
3 48 (33.57%) Perl
4 36 (25.17%) Java
5 33 (23.08%) Python
6 15 (10.49%) C
7 8 (5.59%) Shell Script
8 7 (4.90%) JavaScript
9 4 (2.80%) C#
10 3 (2.10%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.70%) Korn
11 1 (0.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (11.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.19%) MiFID
Vendors
1 70 (48.95%) Oracle
2 22 (15.38%) Solace
3 12 (8.39%) TIBCO
4 11 (7.69%) Cognizant
5 5 (3.50%) Talarian
6 2 (1.40%) SmartStream
6 2 (1.40%) Thunderhead
7 1 (0.70%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.70%) Reuters
7 1 (0.70%) SunGard
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